Tuesday, 24 March 2015

Thank You

I made this card for a good friend to say thank you for all her help she has given us through out our stay here in Portugal.. I have used  various dies, the butterfly punch I found in a Chinese shop here in Portugal how excited was I. You just don't find crafting things here...

Thank you for stopping by
Any comments you may leave are
very much appreciated
Happy Crafting

Monday, 23 March 2015


hello hope everybody has had a fab weekend, did you seen the Eclipse how amazing was that then... today I have used the penny black hedgehogs , I thought it just suited one or two of the challenges I am entering my card into, my BP are from a 8x8 & 6x6 paper pads , mounted onto a 5x5 card, the image I have used water colour pencil, the top butterfly, & label are dies from memory box, and the butterfly underneath the other butterfly is a punch, flower, ribbon & button are from my craft box.
I would like to enter my card into

Alsorts challenge    Cakes/ cup cakes.  http://allsortschallenge.blogspot.pt
Craft your passion.  Always Anything Goes.  Craftyourpassionchallenges.blogspot.com
Scribble and scrap. Always anything goes .scribbleandscrapcrafts.blogspot.co.uk

Thank you for stopping by & for  any comments you may leave
They are very much appreciated 
Happy Crafting 
Babs x

Sunday, 15 March 2015

Best wishes

Hope all you mums out there have had a lovely Mother's Day, my children are far away but i did get cards from them and presents too, so I was very happy. I have used yet another Penny black stamp and I think this will be the last one for  now, I just love hedgehogs , this card started out as a male card which I don't make , but as you can see it, ended up with flowers and dimatie's, I need to buy myself some male stamps and try harder I think.. My papers are just left over bits I am trying to use up...
I would like to enter this card into

Scribble and scrap.   Anything goes.  scribbleandscrapcrafts.blogspot.co.uk
Fresh brewed Designs. Flowers.        freshbreweddesigns.blogspot.pt

Saturday, 14 March 2015

Day Dream

What a lovely day here in Sunny Portugal
My card today is called Day Dream from penny black, she reminds me so much of my great granddaughter, who will be one in May. I have coloured her with water colour pencils & promarkers, mounted her onto a 5x5 card added some back ground papers, flowers, ribbons n a bow..
I would like to enter my card into 

Penny black and more.  blossom and bows.  pennyblackatallsorts.blogspot.com 
All sorts challenge.  Flowers and pearls.   Allsortschallenge.blogspot.com
Sister act.    Anything goes.     http://sisteractcardchallenge.blogspot.pt

Sunday, 8 March 2015

Spring is in the Air..

afternoon everybody and I hope your all having a fab weekend  what ever it is your doing. Today I have used another penny black stamp, after all they are my favourite stamps... I have used the lovely SUNNY PAIR.... I coloured the image with my promarkers, I only have one set here in Portugal at the moment, so I am limited to choice of colour. I have used bits of scrap paper and green card left over from other cards Ive made,  I have used the gorgeous grunge stamp from stamp in up a little in the corners of my image, added a doilie some ribbon, a couple of pearls n all mounted onto a 6x6 card. I am entering my card into the following challenges

Penny Black Saturday challenge March    Pennybfriendssaturdaychallenge.blogspot.com

Fashionable stamping spring time  http://www.fashionablestampingchallenges.com

Scribble and Scrap.       Anything goes.     scribbleandscrapcrafts.blogspot.co.uk

Alsorts challenge.  Spring is in the air.  Allsortschallenge.blogspot.com

Friday, 6 March 2015

Mother's Day

Good afternoon , it's a lovely day here today plenty of warm sun shine & blue skies. For my card to day I have choosen the beautiful Botanical Notes from Penny Black, very kindly sent to me a couple of weeks ago by a good friend. I have coloured my image with promarkers , paper pieced the butterfly, used memento ink  pad to colour the edges of my image, added 2 dollies and some pieces of scrap paper I had left over from another project I was doing. I am entering my card into

Scrap-craft    Mothers Day.  http://scrap-craft-inspiration.blogspot.co.uk

Crafting with an attitude.  Anything goes. http://craftingwithanattitude.blogspot.co.uk